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Buffalo County
  • Part-Time Cook Opening
    Consolidated Management Company is accepting applications for part-time cook in the jail.Newspaper ad

    Job information and how to apply
  • Maintainer Operator - Highway Department

    Buffalo County Highway Department is accepting applications for employment for a Maintainer Operator for the Ravenna Area.

    Job information and how to apply.

  • Bull & Barrel Liquor License Public Hearing
    The Buffalo County Board of Commissioners will be holding a public hearing for Bull & Barrel.

    Click here for more information.
  • Corrections Officer position
    The Buffalo County Sheriff's Office is accepting applications for a full-time Corrections Officer.  Job description and how to apply.
  • Geo Spencer Tasting Room - Renewal of Liquor License
    Notice is hereby given that a liquor license may be automatically renewed for a one-year period.

    Full notice of renewal
  • Registered Nurse Opening - Full Time
    Buffalo County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for a full-time Registered Nurse.

    Job description and how to apply

  • BUFFALO COUNTY FACILITIES OMP

    Buffalo County, Nebraska is accepting applications for a Seasonal Part-Time Park Maintenance Worker.

    Seasonal Position details and how to apply.

  • Zoning Commission Opening

    Buffalo County is currently is seeking one (1) candidate, who is appointed by the Board of Commissioners, to serve on the Buffalo County Planning and Zoning Commission for a three (3) year term.
  • Prairie Hills Golf Course - Renewal of Liquor License

    Notice is hereby given that a liquor license may be automatically renewed for a one-year period.

    Full notice of renewal.

  • Request for Proposal - 610 Office Renovation

    Buffalo County is seeking sealed proposals from architectural firms to secure architectural design and construction administration services for the 610 Office Building remodel and renovation.

    Full details

  • NOTICE: Buffalo County's GIS Site
    Please be advised that, due to an annual vendor server update, some services of the Buffalo County GIS Site may be temporarily disrupted, beginning Friday, July 30, through Sunday, August 1, 2021.

    We apologize in advance for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience.
    
Public Defender
Public Defender

Elected Position in Buffalo County:
4 year termscales of justice

Salary:
Set by Buffalo County Board of Commissioners.

Deputies:
Appointed as needed by elected Public Defender subject to approval of County Board.

Full Time Position:
Determined by statutes in larger counties; by County Board in Buffalo County. 

Fees:
May not accept any compensation for representing Public Defender Clients except for salary plus cost reimbursement from County.

Duties:
Represent all indigent, Defendants charged with felonies and misdemeanors, if penalty for crime carries possible jail time.

Court determines if Defendant can financially hire his own attorney or is indigent. If indigent the Court appoints. The Public Defender's office may not represent as Public Defender prior to Court appointment.

Represent all Persons brought before the Mental Health Board as dangerous to self or others.

Represent Fugitives from Justice and/or Extradition Defendant's if appointed by the Court.

Qualifications:
Must be licensed to practice law in Nebraska.

Budget:
Elected official must submit an annual budget to be approved by the County Board.


Buffalo County Public Defender:

Jeff Wirth

Buffalo County Public Defender Chief Deputy:

Brandon Brinegar

Deputies:

Jerad Murphy
Brandon Dugan
Lydia Davis